HUD’s New Shelter Rule Invites Further Discrimination against Transgender People


“The rank cruelty of this proposed rule is a new low for this administration which continues its relentless attack on … transgender people.”

"July 24, 2020

(Washington, DC, July 24, 2020) – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today unveiled a proposed new rule that would empower federally funded emergency single-sex homeless shelters to turn away people seeking emergency housing based on the subjective determination of shelter staff about whether the person before them appears sufficiently masculine or feminine to be housed in that facility. The rule was published in the Federal Register today."

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